Newsroom

July 10, 2014Press Item
It is deeply disappointing that Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are choosing to waste time and taxpayers' dollars with a political lawsuit whose sole objective is to score partisan points.
July 9, 2014Press Item
President Obama is correct – responding to the humanitarian crisis at the border will require Congress to work together in a responsible and bipartisan way.
July 9, 2014Press Item
Unfortunately, Leader Pelosi couldn’t be here this afternoon, and she asked me to convey her greetings to all of you and to express her gratitude to Nina and the entire Wallenberg family along with her congratulations on the presentation of this gold medal.
July 9, 2014Press Item
I join in congratulating Julián Castro on his confirmation today as our next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. 
July 9, 2014Press Item
Before he leaves the Floor, I want to say to the Majority Leader, I thank him as well for his leadership. The Majority Leader and I have discussed this Skills Act for a number of months – perhaps as long ago as when this bill passed the House.
July 8, 2014Press Item
With only 16 legislative days left before the August district work period, House Republican leaders have yet to update their Summer memo and detail their legislative agenda for the remaining days in session.
July 3, 2014Press Item
Today’s monthly jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals what many Americans already know – that our economic recovery continues to move forward as a result of the policies President Obama and Democrats instituted during the recession in order to help businesses create jobs and boost competitiveness. 
July 2, 2014Press Item
When President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law, it was the culmination of a movement for equality and desegregation.
July 1, 2014Press Item
I’m pleased to announce the beginning of House Democrats’ fifth annual Online All-Star Competition, which encourages Members of the Democratic Caucus to strengthen online engagement with our constituents.
June 30, 2014Press Item
The Supreme Court’s ruling today in Harris v. Quinn is a setback for workers and their families.
June 30, 2014Press Item
It is unconscionable that Speaker Boehner and House Republicans have decided to block comprehensive immigration reform at least through the end of the year.  
June 30, 2014Press Item
I was deeply disturbed to learn that Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach were found murdered today. 
June 30, 2014Press Item
It is very disappointing that the Supreme Court today delivered a setback to women's health care across the country by allowing certain corporations to withhold the full range of health care options available to them under the law.  
June 30, 2014Press Item
In nominating Robert McDonald to serve as our next Secretary of Veterans Affairs, President Obama has tapped the expertise and talents of a successful business leader.
June 27, 2014Press Item
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Senate’s bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill.